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A page of architectural screw-ups

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Stairs that lead nowhere. Toilets that get in the way of doors. Balconies you can't stand on. Pfusch am bau is a Pinterest page with delightful examples of building boo-boos.

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Ottawa, Ontario
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Phone Security

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...wait until they type in payment information, then use it to order yourself a replacement phone.
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alexanglin
52 days ago
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Ottawa, Ontario
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toddgrotenhuis
46 days ago
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Duress Modes!
Indianapolis
jfhebert
50 days ago
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J’ai hâte qu’ils soient vraiment capables de faire ça!
Quebec, Quebec
seanmnaes
52 days ago
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This is a feature set I can get behind.
Warner Robins, Georgia
satadru
53 days ago
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<3
New York, NY
alt_text_bot
53 days ago
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...wait until they type in payment information, then use it to order yourself a replacement phone.

Seven Years

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[hair in face] "SEVVVENNN YEEEARRRSSS"
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alexanglin
66 days ago
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Ottawa, Ontario
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chrisrosa
64 days ago
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😢
San Francisco, CA
rjstegbauer
66 days ago
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Touching and beautiful! One of your best.
alt_text_bot
66 days ago
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[hair in face] "SEVVVENNN YEEEARRRSSS"
ameel
66 days ago
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<3
Melbourne, Australia
MaryEllenCG
66 days ago
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::sniffle::
Greater Bostonia
kyleniemeyer
66 days ago
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😭
Corvallis, OR
marcrichter
67 days ago
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Awesome. I'm speechless.
tbd
deezil
67 days ago
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OKAY I'M CRYING AT MY DESK NOW.
Louisville, Kentucky
sfrazer
67 days ago
God damnit, Randal.
deezil
67 days ago
For those that don't know the whole story: Approximately 7 years ago (imagine that) Randall posted this on the blog https://blog.xkcd.com/2010/11/05/submarines/ and made some vague references to tough times in the comics. On in to 2011, he posted this on the blog, and things seemed to be scary but hopeful. https://blog.xkcd.com/2011/06/30/family-illness/ . He's made mention several times about it over the years inside the comics, and I really believe that "Time" was made for some express purpose as to get his emotions out. But this update seriously is making a grown 32 year old man weep openly at his desk (thankfully I have a door that closes), as I always wondered how things were. Things look good, and this makes my heart happy.

What would 'The Simpsons' house look like in different architectual styles?

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The residence of Homer, Marge, and their kids is so unremarkably suburban that it's hard to describe what it looks like, let alone name the architectural style. Here's what it might look like as more distinctive styles found in America. Above: Mediterranean. (more…)

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72 days ago
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A Darth Vader blazer with Death Star lining and buttons

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Thinkgeek's $120 Darth Vader Blazer has lovely touches like satin lapels and shoulder-stripes, vaderish control panel lights embroidered over the breast, and Death Star themed buttons and lining. (more…)

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90 days ago
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Thermostat

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Your problem is so terrible, I worry that, if I help you, I risk drawing the attention of whatever god of technology inflicted it on you.
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alexanglin
104 days ago
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daanzu_alt_text_bot
92 days ago
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Your problem is so terrible, I worry that, if I help you, I risk drawing the attention of whatever god of technology inflicted it on you.
DaftDoki
97 days ago
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STEVE!
Seattle
snm77
90 days ago
Now you know why I don't have one.
brico
100 days ago
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Too real
Brooklyn, NY
petrilli
103 days ago
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The future we create.
Arlington, VA
Covarr
104 days ago
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I have a friend who is regularly on both sides of this.
Moses Lake, WA
diannemharris
104 days ago
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This is the stuff that happens to me all the time. Luckily most of the time it is because I'm QA.
chrisminett
104 days ago
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This is the sort of crap that happens to my Dad
Milton Keynes, UK
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